Il curriculum accademico del Prof. ROBERTO DANOVARO
Curriculum Vitae of Roberto Danovaro
Researcher unique identifier(s) ORCID: 0000-0002-9025-9395 - Research ID: M-9018-2014
Date of birth: 22 February 1966
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RobertoDanovarowasborninGenoa(Italy; February 22nd, 1966)where he obtainedthedegreesin Marine Biologyin 1988 and the PhD in Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Pisa in 1993. After specialization in the field of environmental microbiology and experiences (both during the PhD and the post-doc)in various EU countries, including Ireland (Galway), France (Roscoff), Belgium (Gent) and Greece (Crete), RD became Assistant Professor in 1994 (Univ. of Ancona), Associate Professor in 1998 (Univ. of Bari) and Full Professor in 2001 (Polytechnic University of Marche). Member of the Doctorate in Marine Biology and Ecology and of the Master degree in Marine Biology. From 2004 to 2011 is the Director of the Department of Marine Sciences and from 2011 to 2014 is the Director of the Dept. of Life and Environmental Sciences at the Polytechnic University of Marche, www.disva.univpm.it, where he holds courses in Marine Biology and Ecology.
1993- PhD MarineEnvironmentalSciences at the Department of Biology University of Pisa (partly at the Univ. Ghent, Belgium), Italy.
1998 Master Degree in Biology (Marine Biology curriculum), Institute of Marine Science, Genoa, Italy.
2013 – Present: President Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy.
2002 – Present: Full Professor, Marine Biology and Ecology, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy.
1998-2001 Associate Professor, Dept. Biology, University of Bari
1994-1998 AssistantProfessor(Univ. of Ancona)
1993-1994 Post-doc with collaborations in various EU countries, including Ireland (Galway), France (Roscoff), Belgium (Gent) and Greece (Crete)
2013: Award “ENI Award Protection of the Environment”
2011: Award Médaille de la Société océanographique de France pour l'année 2010 Institute Oceanographique de Paris.
2011: Award BioMedCentral: best publication in the field of Biology in 2010 (London, June, 2011).
2010: Award Top Italian Scientists - VIA Academy.
2013-present President Stazione Zoologica, Anton Dohrn, Naples, Italy.
2011-2013 Pro-Rector for the Research at the Polytechnic University of Marche.
2011-2014 Director Dept. of Life and Environmental Sciences at the Polytechnic University of Marche.
2004-2011 Director Department of Marine Sciences, at the Polytechnic University of Marche.
Participated to 17 national and EU funded programs. Overall ca 2 M € received from the projects reported here below (last 5 years) .
Ongoing long-term collaborations within the topic of the present proposal with: IFREMER, UPMC, CNRS (France), Scripps USA, North Carolina University USA, JAMSTEC (Japan), Newfoundland University, Canada; National Oceanography Centre UK. Within the frame of past and present researches and projects additional direct collaborations include scientistsfromFrance,Belgium,TheNetherlands,Germany,Austria,Denmark,Sweden, Norway, Spain, Greece, USA,Canada,Israel, Romania,Ukraine, Indonesia,Thailand, Australia, NewZealand and Japan.
2001-present – Professor of “MarineBiology”and “M arineEcology”
2004-present – Teacher for Doctorate in Marinebiologyand Ecology
2013-present – Coordinator of the International M asterin MarineBiology (FUNIBER).
Since 1998 RD has been tutor of 115 Graduation Thesis and is Tutor/Supervisorof 21 PhDTheses .
C.Gambi(PhDobtained in2002);M.Armeni(2002); M.L.Mei(2003);C.Fiordelmondo(2003);F.M. Perrone(2004);G.M.Luna(2005);A.Lucchetti(2007);I.deMesel(co-supervisor,2007);S. Bianchelli(2008);M.Magagnini(2009);G.DosSantos(co-supervisor withthe Tom Moens- UniversityofGhent,2009);A.DeFelice(2010);D.Zeppilli(2010); M. Mea (2011).M.Tangherlini (2013),F. Ape (2014), E. Rastelli (2014). Currently supervisorof: L. Carugati, L. Carlesi, B. Petani.MemberofCommissionofDoctoralThesisin severalcountries(Belgium,Australia, NewZealand, Canada, Spain).
2005-2010 Member of the Scientific Council of the Census of Marine Life (CoML)
2006-2008 Member and coordinator of the “Task force Deep Sea” of the CIESM
2010-2012 Member of the Scientific Board of the Reef check Italy.
2008-2010 Member of the F orumofoceans& Islandsbeyond nationaljurisdiction.
2010- present Member of the Science Planning Committee of LICO (Life in a Changing Ocean)
2011-2013 Review Panel Member Marie Curie Fellowships
2010-2011 Review Panel Member ERC Starter and consolidator Grants
2010-2013 Evaluator of proposals for the National ScienceFoundation (NSF), USA
2010-2012 Evaluator of proposals for the NERC, UK
2010-2011 Evaluator of proposals for the NOAA, USA
2010-2012 Evaluator of proposals for the National Research Funds, Austria
2009-2010 Evaluator of proposals for the National Research Funds, Belgium
2009-2010 Evaluator of proposals for National Research Proposals, The Netherlands
2010-2011 Evaluator of proposals for National Research Proposals, NewZealand
2010-2011 Evaluator of proposals for National Research Proposals, Australia.
2012-2013 Member of the Scientific Council of the Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn.
2004-2012 EvaluatorfortheEUin VI and VII FrameworkPrograms.
2013-2014 Evaluator of proposals for National Research Proposals, Slovenia.
2006-2014 Member of the Scientific Council of the WWF Italy.
2013-present Editorial Board, Scientific Reports of Nature
2002-present Editor in Chief Chemistry & Ecology (Taylor & Francis)
2012-2014 Editor in Chief Advances in Limnology and Oceanography (Taylor & Francis)
2011-2012 President of the Italian Society of Ecology (SItE) for the period.
2008-2011 President of the Italian Association of Oceanography and Limnology (AIOL).
2003-2006 President of the European Federation of Marine Science and Technology Societies (EFMS).
2009 – present Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO).
Scientificpublications. RD haspublished hisresearchonmore than 50different internationalISItop-rankedjournals, including: Nature, Science, Nature communications, PNAS, FEMS Microbiol Reviews, Nature protocols, Ecology Letters, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Plos Biology, Current Biology, Biological Review (in press), ISME Journal, EnvironmentalHealthPerspectives,EnvironmentalMicrobiology.Scientific Reports (Nature), BMCBiology,Ecologicalapplications, Ecography, PloS One, Deep-SeaResearch,Progress in Oceanography,LimnologyandOceanography,MarineEcologyProgressSeries, MarineBiology,Microbial Ecology, Applied and EnvironmentalMicrobiology, FEMS Microb Ecol.
RD is the world’s most cited scientists in “Deep-sea Biology” and “Deep-sea ecology” (Scholar Citations):
SCIENTOMETRIC ANALYSIS (november 2014):
TEN REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS AS SENIOR AUTHOR IN THE LAST 10 YEARS
RESEARCH MONOGRAPHS OF THE LAST 10 YEARS:
Danovaro R (2013) Marine Biology: biodiversity and Ecosystem functioning 440 pp DeA (in IT)
Danovaro R, C Gambi, A Pusceddu, A Dell’Anno, RM Kristensen (2012) Anoxyphilic Loricifera, Yearbook of Science & Technology, 5-8.
Danovaro R (2010) Methods for the study of deep-sea sediments, their functioning and biodiversity. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis (London), 456 pp.
2013- New sunscreen compositions WO 2013014584 A3. InternationalPatent.
2003 - Method and plant for controlling the colonization of submerged structures surfaces by aquatic filtering organism. PCT/IT03/00375 - US Patent App. 10/515, 756.
INVITED PRESENTATIONS OF THE LAST 5 YEARS